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July Book Discussion at the CCBC

Discussion Date: Wednesday, July 12
3:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Cooperative Children's Book Center
Room 401 Teacher Education Building, UW-Madison campus (map)

Since 1981 the Cooperative Children's Book Center has offered monthly discussions of newly published trade books for children and young adults. The meetings are open to anyone who wishes to read the books in advance and participate in the discussion.

We welcome any interested adults to our CCBC book discussions. Please do read at least one or two books on the list if you plan to attend. If you have questions or would like more information, please call 608-263-3720.

The books on this discussion list are not necessarily recommended by the CCBC. For a list of new titles that are recommended by the CCBC staff, please see our Book of the Week or use the Quick Search feature on our web site.

Next CCBC Book Discussion: August 16

CCBC Discussion Guidelines

Shorter Books for July 12

Home in the Rain by Bob Graham. U.S. edition: Candlewick Press, 2017. 32 pages

Little Wolf’s First Howling by Laura McGee Kvasnosky. Illustrated by Laura McGee Kvasnosky and Kate Harvey McGee. Candlewick Press, 2017. 24 pages

Mighty Moby by Barbara DaCosta. Illustrated by Ed Young. Little, Brown, 2017. 32 pages

Raisin the Littlest Cow by Miriam Busch. Illustrated by Larry Day. Balzer + Bray / HarperCollins, 2017. 32 pages

Town Is by the Sea by Joanne Schwartz. Illustrated by Sydney Smith. Groundwood / House of Anansi Press, 2017. 52 pages

The Unexpected Love Story of Alfred Fiddleduckling by Timothy Basil Ering. Candlewick Press, 2017. 40 pages

Where’s Rodney? by Carmen Bogan. Illustrated by Floyd Cooper. Yosemite Conservancy, 2017. 32 pages

Longer Books for July 12

The Epic Fail of Arturo Zamora by Pablo Cartaya. Viking, 2017. 236 pages

Gem & Dixie by Sara Zarr. Balzer + Bray / HarperCollins, 2017. 282 pages

Vincent and Theo: The Van Gogh Brothers by Deborah Heiligman. Godwin Books / Henry Holt, 2017. 454 pages


You may read these books at the CCBC or check them out overnight (after 3 p.m., to be returned by 9:30 the following day). CCBC Public Service Hours

Many of these titles may also be available at or through public libraries in Madison and surrounding communities.


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